The mother of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur, Afeni Shakur, has died at the age of 69.
The Marin County Sheriff’s Department in California confirmed to Channel 2 Action News that Shakur died late Monday night.
Deputies responded to a report of possible cardiac arrest at 9:34 p.m. at Afeni’s home in Sausalto, the sheriff’s office said. She was taken to a local hospital, where she died at 10:28 p.m, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.
Afeni, opened the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation and the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain in 1997 and resided in the area.
The center, which closed recently, offered training to young people in the arts in Atlanta.
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